A tunnel route on National Highway 1 between the two central provinces of Bình Định and Phú Yên will be put into operation in January 2019.
It has been 15 long years since the debate over the location of a single metro station beside the historic Hoàn Kiếm (Returned Sword) lake broke out, and the dispute seems unlikely to end soon.
Cả Pass tunnel road, Việt Nam's most modern tunnel route, was opened to traffic on Monday morning, reducing travel time from one hour to 10 minutes.
The Đèo Cả Investment Joint Stock Company will officially put into operation a tunnel route under the Cả Pass that will link the two central provinces of Phú Yên and Khánh Hòa on the National Highway 1A on August 21st.
The Đèo Cả Investment joint-stock company has started construction on a project expanding the single-lane Hải Vân rescue tunnel into a two-lane traffic route, and upgrading the current Hải Vân two-lane tunnel yesterday.
The central city will decide whether to build a tunnel through the Hàn River in its last technical meeting later this month.